Most of us do our best to implement security measures to protect our computers. One easy way, of course, is to never click links from unknown sources, which sounds like a no-brainer, but did you know cyberhackers will create email addresses that ...

 

Privacy Matters: Browser Add-Ons and more...



Privacy Matters: Browser Add-Ons

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Most of us do our best to implement security measures to protect our computers. One easy way, of course, is to never click links from unknown sources, which sounds like a no-brainer, but did you know cyberhackers will create email addresses that closely mirror one of your friend’s or associate’s? I wrote about a real-life occurrence...

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Car Insurance Companies Want to Monitor Your Driving Habits

From the “You’ve Got to Be Joking” File

A transponder records the day/time of every "hard brake" (image in public domain)

A transponder records the day/time of every “hard brake” (image in public domain)

The National Motorists Association newsletter recently warned drivers about car insurance companies offering discounted premiums to customers who agree to install a transponder (think of...

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Halloween Precautions: Your Haunted House Doesn’t Scare Lawyers!

Winchester Mystery House (image is in public domain)

It’s almost that time of year when people stretch cobwebs on porches, prop plastic inflatable pumpkins and plastic gravestones in front yards, string flashing lights everywhere, and my favorite — arrange mechanized life-sized creeping zombies that crawl and moan. These decorations...

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Excellent Articles on Criminal Defense Investigations

Defense Investigators Tell It Like It Is

Defense Investigators review evidence, witness statements, visit scenes of crimes and more (image licensed, do not copy or distribute)

Defense investigators review evidence, interview witnesses, visit scenes of crimes and more (image licensed, do not copy or distribute)

Recently Pursuit Magazine, an online magazine for professional private investigators, ran a series of top criminal defense investigation articles penned by...

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The Dirty Business of Copyright Trolls

1933 Courtroom, James R. Browning US Court of Appeals Building, San Francisco, CA by Carol Highsmith (image is in public domain)

1933 Courtroom, James R. Browning US Court of Appeals Building, San Francisco, CA by Carol Highsmith (image is in public domain)

Recently in the news, esteemed US photographer Carol Highsmith filed a billion-dollar lawsuit against Getty Images for trying to make her pay them for her own images—images she had generously contributed ...

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